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  • 1 February 2019 03:17 PM Council on track to beat targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions

    LEICESTER City Council has joined others across the country and the world in declaring a climate emergency as it sets out its ambition to exceed its own targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the city.

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  • 28 December 2018 02:17 PM First customers sign up for greener, cheaper energy

    A NOT-FOR-PROFIT provider that aims to supply some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market has signed up more than 200 customers since its launch in November.

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  • 21 December 2018 09:16 AM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    PEOPLE living in Leicester are being reminded of changes to regular waste and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year bank period.

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  • 10 December 2018 10:21 AM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to regular waste and recycling collection days due to the Christmas bank holidays.

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  • 26 November 2018 12:27 PM Council launches tree strategy in National Tree Week

    A MAJOR new plan that will guide the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ over the next five years has been launched in the city today (26 November).

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  • 22 November 2018 10:12 AM New wetland plans for Aylestone Meadows

    PEOPLE are being invited to find out more about plans for new wetland habitats and other improvements at Aylestone Meadows.

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  • 1 November 2018 04:35 PM Councils join forces to tackle fuel poverty in Leicestershire

    PEOPLE living in Leicester and Leicestershire will soon be able to buy green energy from a not-for-profit company that aims to provide some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market.

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  • 19 October 2018 04:24 PM City primary schools celebrate after growing their own grub

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its fourth consecutive win in an annual gardening competition.

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  • 8 October 2018 09:47 AM Government funding and help to tackle pollution announced

    NEW Government funding to tackle air pollution in Leicester has been given a cautious welcome by the Deputy City Mayor responsible for environmental issues

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  • 19 September 2018 12:28 PM Trio of schools awarded Green Flags

    CHILDREN at three Leicester primary schools are celebrating their success in an internationally-recognised environmental award scheme.

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  • 11 September 2018 11:14 AM Essential repairs planned to Turret Gateway

    THE cobbled street under a historical city landmark will be closed temporarily next week, to make way for essential repairs.

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  • 23 August 2018 03:03 PM Hunt for treasure at city parks

    FAMILIES can take part in a virtual treasure hunt at city parks over the summer – with the chance to win some very real prizes!

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